Tragic, Fatal Car Accident in Georgia, Kills a Couple from Kankakee
CATOOSA COUNTY, GEORGIA - An online accident news article published on abc7chicago.com reports that a Kankakee couple was tragically killed in a severe motor vehicle accident in Catoosa County, Georgia.*
Their three children were also severely injured, and they are expected to survive. The children's medical conditions are continuing to improve.
According to the accident report, the family was involved in an accident with an 18-wheeler truck. The report asserts that the trucker failed to stop at a red light and crashed into the family's sport utility vehicle. The truck driver was arrested and criminally charged with vehicular homicide, two counts. The family was visiting family in the area.
There is an effort to raise money to help the children. According to the grandfather of the children, the oldest child came out of a coma and will need another week of medical treatment. The other children are expected to be released from the hospital in the next couple of days. The children will return to their grandparent's home in Georgia.
The fatal crash is currently under investigation by law enforcement officials. No additional information has been provided about the victims or the cause of the truck accident.
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